The Rensselaer Orchestra, under the direction of Nicholas DeMaison, presents its annual Fall concert.
The first Music and Science presentation will take place at the CBIS auditorium from noon to 1:00 Nov. 20th featuring Shakir Khan demonstrating the practice of aural transmission in Guru/Shishya Parampara, the tradition and lineage of knowledge in Hindustani classical music. Khan will also perform a concert at CBIS Nov. 21st at 7:00 pm
In two very different films, powerful stories depict critical insight into the mental health system and a vision of alternatives. [5:30 "Crooked Beauty,” 6:00 Community Potluck; 7:00 "Beyond the Medical Model,” with Sera Davidow, 8:30 Discussion]
As a founding member of the Supernova Cosmology Project, Rensselaer professor Heidi Newberg will share the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics with members of two competing teams that discovered Dark Energy. The 51 collaborators from the two teams will split the $3 million prize awarded November 9.